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Canon imageRUNNER 2420

Office Black & White Printers

Canon imageRUNNER 2420

This space-saving device provides highly efficient black and white copying plus local printing via USB at up to 20ppm/cpm. With optional network printing and scanning, this affordable device is ideal for small offices.


  • Up to 20ppm/cpm, 7.9 seconds first copy out time
  • Up to 1,080 sheet maximum paper capacity
  • User-friendly interface with 5-line LCD
  • Compact design
  • Configurable to suit your requirements
  • Energy efficient

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Detailed Features

Compact, cost-effective black and white copiers with local printing

The new space-saving range of copiers provides highly efficient copying plus local printing via USB. They are ideal for busy, small workgroups looking for a productive solution with low cost of ownership.

Be more productive

Users can do more, faster, with the simple and intuitive to use backlit 5-line LCD. With high-quality copies at 20ppm and exceptional responsiveness – 7.9 seconds first copy out time – the imageRUNNER 2420 saves you time.

Scalable to suit your requirements

These compact models can be configured to cope with big challenges. With a choice of additional paper drawers, you can select the capacity that best suits your needs – up to 1,080 sheets, in a variety of paper sizes up to A3. Other options include network printing and scanning, double-sided output and stapling. So whatever your needs, you can expect professional performance and the superb results you require.

Excellent reliability and support

Continuous high-quality output and peace of mind are provided with improved durability and serviceability. Canon’s world class service and support provides expert installation, training and on-site services, plus pre-determined Service Level Agreements. With click charging you only pay for what you actually print, which helps you gain a greater control of costs. Excellent total customer service is our priority – 93%* of customers are satisfied with the time it took to repair their equipment.

Lower environmental impact

These ENERGY STAR® qualified models offer impressive energy efficiency, as low as 4.5 watts power consumption in sleep mode, to save energy and cost. With Canon’s On-Demand fixing technology there is rapid recovery from sleep mode, so you can save energy without affecting productivity.

  • *Based on TNS NIPO, post service visit survey. Data from January to July 2009. 16,059 customers took part.

  • The image shown above is the device with optional paper cassettes.

Product Specification


Machine type Mono Laser Multifunctional.
Available Core functions imageRUNNER 2420: Copy, Local (USB) Print, Optional Network Print and Scan
imageRUNNER 2422: Copy, Local (USB) Print, Optional Network Print and Scan


Print speed imageRUNNER 2420: Up to 20 ppm (A4)/ Up to 10 ppm (A3)
imageRUNNER 2422: Up to 22 ppm (A4)/ Up to 11 ppm (A3)
Printing method Monochrome laser beam printing
Print resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Double sided printing Optional - Automatic
Printing from memory media Not supported
Paper input (Standard) 250-sheet paper cassette
80-sheet multi-purpose tray
Paper input (Option) 3 x 250-sheet cassettes
Maximum paper input capacity 1080 sheets
Paper output capacity Standard: 250sheets (A4) / 100sheets (A3)
With Stapler Finisher: Up to 30 sets with stapling or 770 sheets without stapling (A4)
With Inner 2 Way Tray: Tray A: Up to 100 sheets (A4)/ 50 sheets (A3), Tray B: Up to 250 sheets (A4)/ 100 sheets (A3)
Finishing capabilities Standard: Group, Rotate
Optional Stapler Finisher: Collate, Group, Staple
Optional Inner 2 Way Tray: Group, Rotate
Supported media types Cassette/s: Plain paper, Recycled paper, Colour paper, Heavy paper, Bond
Multi-purpose tray: Plain paper, Recycled paper, Colour paper, Heavy paper, Bond, Transparency, Label, Envelopes: No.10 (COM10), ISO-B5, Monarch, ISO-C5,DL
Supported media sizes Cassette/s: A3 / B4 / A4 /A4R /B5 /B5R / A5
Multi-purpose tray: Standard size: A3 / B4 / A4 /A4R /B5 /B5R / A5 /A5R, Free size (W x L): min 95 mm x 148 mm / max: 297 mm x 432 mm, Envelopes: No.10 (COM10), ISO-B5, Monarch, ISO-C5,DL
Supported media weights Cassette/s : 64 to 90 g/m²
Multi-purpose tray: 64 to 128 g/m²
Page Description Language(s) UFRII-LT(Standard)
Fonts No PS or PCL fonts supported
Operating System compatibility UFRII-LT: Windows 2000/ XP/ Server 2003/ Vista/ Server 2008/ Windows 7/ Server 2008 R2, MAC OS X (10.4.9 or later), Linux.


Copy speed imageRUNNER 2420: Up to 20 cpm (A4)/ Up to 10 cpm (A3)
imageRUNNER 2422: Up to 22 cpm (A4)/ Up to 11 cpm (A3)
First Copy Output Time (FCOT) Approx. 7.9 seconds or less
Copy resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Multiple copy Up to 99 copies
Reduction / Enlargement 25-400% in 1% increments
Other features Group, Rotate, Collate, (Staple with optional Finisher), 4 on 1, ID Card Copy


Optional/Standard Optional - (requires optional NW IF ADAPTER IN-E14)
Type Colour Flatbed and Optional Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (DADF)
Supported media size/s A4, A4R, A3, A5, Custom sizes (W x L): Max 297 mm x 420 mm Min. 148 mm x 210 mm
Supported media weight/s Single-sided / Double-sided scanning: 52 to 105 g/m²
Scanning by a paper: 37 to 128 g/m²
Scan resolution up to 300 x 300 dpi in both B/W and Colour p
Double sided scanning 2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic)
Scan speed Black and White: Up to 20 ipm (A4)
Colour: Up to 6 ipm (A4)
Scan methods Push Scan: Not Supported
Pull Scan: TWAIN Pull scanning
Scan to USB Memory Key: Not Supported
Pull scan specifications TWAIN Via Network TWAIN Driver
Supported OS: Windows 2000/ Windows XP/ Windows Server 2003/ Windows Vista/ Windows Server 2008/ Windows 7 (32 bit, 64 bit in compatibility mode)


Warm-up Time Approx. 13.0 seconds or less from power ON.
Approx. 1 second or less from Sleep Mode
Interface type USB 2.0
Network protocols TCP/IP (LPD/HTTP), IPv4/IPv6 support
Processor Speed 150 Mhz
Memory 64 MB (shared)
Hard Disk Drive No
Control panel 5 Line Monochrome LCD
Dimensions (W x D x H) 622 mm x 638 mm x 580.4 mm
Installation space (W x D ) 1018 mm x 1249 mm
Weight Approx. 37.9kg
Power Source 220-240 V (±10%), 50/60 Hz (±2 Hz)
Power Consumption Maximum: Approx. 1373 W
Sleep mode: Approx. 4.5 W or less
Noise Levels Sound Pressure¹
iR2422:66.7dB or below
iR2420:66.0dB or below
43 dB or less
Software and printer management iWMC - Centralised management of the device
Network ScanGear
NetSpot Device Installer
Remote User Interface (RUI)
Department ID Management
Security Features IP/ Mac Address Filtering, Department ID


Toner Cartridge/s C-EXV 14 Toner Black: (8,300 pages¹)


Staple Finisher Name: Staple Finisher-U2
Number of Trays: One stack tray + Optional Tray (Inner)
Stack Capacity: 770 sheets (A4/A5/ A5R), 380 sheets (A4R/ A3)
Maximum Stapling capacity: Up to 50 sheets (A4), Up to 30 sheets (A3, A4R)
Paper Weight: 64 to 128 g/m²
Staple Position/s: Single (Top-Left)
Dimensions (W x D x H): 460 mm × 520 mm × 300 mm
Installation Space (W x D): 1,065 mm × 765 mm (With trays extended)
Weight: Approx. 10.0 kg
Cassette Feeding units Name/s: Cassette Module-J1, Cassette Module-K1
Paper Capacity: 1 x 250 Sheet Cassettes (J1), 2 x 250 Sheet Cassettes (K1)
Dimensions (W x D x H): 580.3 mm x 569.3 mm x 116.8 mm(J1), 580.3 mm x 569.3 mm x 201.8 mm (K1)
Weight: Approx. 6.0 kg (J1), 12.0 kg (K1)


Additional Options Duplex Unit-A1: Provides double-sided printing capability
NW IF ADAPTER IN-E14: Provides network printing and scanning capability
Front Loading Cassette-AC1 : Spare 250-sheet paper tray for all cassettes
iR2016/20 Plain Pedestal High: Raises the device for the combination of imageRUNNER 2420/2422 with CST Feeding Module-J1 only
iR2016/20 Plain Pedestal Low: Raises the device for the combination of imageRUNNER 2420/2422 with CST Feeding Module-J1+ K1
(continued) Additional Finisher Tray-C1: additional tray for Finisher-U2
Staple-J1 GP: Staples for Finisher-U2.
Power Supply Kit-Q: Power Supply Unit. (Please note: Only 1 optional Power Supply Kit-Q1 is required when adding 1 or more of the following options: Finisher-U2 and Cassette Feeding Module-K1)
Inner 2way Tray-E2: Additional output tray
Noise Levels ¹ Declared noise emission in accordance with ISO 7779
Toner Cartridge/s ¹ Based on 6% coverage
  • All specifications subject to change without notice
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Product images are for illustration purposes only. Certain functions are optional. Please refer to the product specifications or contact your Canon sales representative for further details.